Protective Styling with Tree Braids

But I am finally back.  Life has been super crazy with the school year starting back up.  I haven’t been up to much else, but I am hiding my hair right now with tree braids.

Tree braids are when your hair is cornrowed with the extensions pulled through as it is braided.  They are supposed to last 6-8 weeks and look like a sew-in from the back.  I decided to get some because I became bored with my hair and needed to put it away for a while.  I did not want micros simply because of the amount of time to get them done, so I opted for tree braids.

They took around 4-5 hours to complete and I am very happy with my decision.  It feels good not to have to worry about my hair for a little while.  I’m not quite sure on the best way to take care of them or if they will be a good thing for my hair, but I’ll find out in October.

So far, I’ve had them in for 2 weeks and have washed them once.  I washed using the Crown and Glory Method and used a mix of Braid spray/Infusium 23 for a leave in.  I don’t spray them down every day and only use oil on my scalp or oil sheen when I feel it is necessary.  My plan is to keep them in until fall break, with the hope that my hair will be the length I want it to be to do mini twists.

My braids were done by Rochelle Woods of www.naturalopulence.com.  I met her at the natural hair expo in July and received an email about braids.  I had the cash, so I got them done.  She was very professional and did not braid tight at all.  She also has her own line of natural hair products.

For more information you can visit her site or call at 901-650-5476.

Stay blessed and see you soon!!!

Being Goofy!

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